Akynzeo is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) netupitant + palonosetron. On this page you will find out more about Akynzeo, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: netupitant + palonosetron
Information for medicine and pack size:
Akynzeo hard capsule, 1
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
AKYNZEO is indicated in adult patients for: Prevention of acute and delayed nausea and vomiting associated with initial and repeat courses of highly emetogenic cancer chemotherapy. Prevention of acute and delayed nausea and vomiting associated with initial and repeat courses of moderately emetogenic cancer chemotherapy.
Table of characteristics
AKYNZEO is supplied as a hard, opaque, gelatin capsule with white body and caramel cap with HE1 printed on the body
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|Route of administration||Oral|
1 capsule: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Store in Original Container|
|Life time||36 Months|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 April 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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